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August 21 - August 27

Experience the Eclipse Over America with NOVA!

NOVA: Eclipse Over America

Join scientists and citizens alike as they observe the first total solar eclipse to traverse the U.S. mainland in more than a generation. Discover the storied history of eclipse science and follow current, cutting-edge research into the solar corona.  

NOVA airs Monday, August 21 at 9:30pm on TV 26 and WETA HD, following PBS NewsHour live coverage of President Trump's address at 9:00pm. 

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PBS NewsHour Coverage: President Trump's Address

PBS NewsHour Coverage: President Trump's Address

Join PBS NewsHour for special coverage of President Donald Trump's address to the nation tonight at 9:00pm. The president will speak from Fort Myer, Virginia on the subject of troop levels in Afghanistan and military strategy in South Asia.

PBS NewsHour Coverage: President Trump's Address airs Monday, August 21 at 9pm on TV 26 and WETA HD.

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Diana — Her Story

Diana — Her Story

Twenty years after Princess Diana's death on August 31, 1997, this new film reveals her story in her own words. What emerges is the narrative of a shy young girl who stepped onto the world stage in 1980 and departed in 1997 as its most famous woman.

Diana — Her Story airs Tuesday, August 22 at 8pm on TV 26 and WETA HD.

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The Farthest: Voyager in Space

The Farthest: Voyager in Space

Launched in 1977, NASA's epic Voyager missions revolutionized our understanding of Jupiter, Saturn, Uranus and Neptune and their spectacular moons and rings. In 2012, Voyager 1 left our solar system and ushered humanity into the interstellar age.   

The Farthest: Voyager in Space airs Wednesday, August 23 at 9pm on TV 26 and WETA HD.

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Front Row Washington Presents the Jupiter Quartet

Jupiter Quartet

Classical WETA's Front Row Washington presents the Phillips Collection debut of the Jupiter String Quartet. Their March 2017 recital includes the first of Mozart's great set of quartets dedicated to Haydn, the most daring and experimental of Bartók's quartets, and the most ardent and lyrical of the quartets by Schumann, dedicated to his friend Mendelssohn.

Front Row Washington airs Monday, August 21 at 9pm on Classical WETA 90.9 FM.

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Capturing the Total Eclipse of 1918

Since the cameras of the time weren't up to the task, the U.S. Naval Observatory commissioned painter/physicist Howard Russell Butler to capture the colors of the 1918 total eclipse with his brush. (Photo source: Wikipedia)

On June 8, 1918, Washingtonians looked to the sky hoping to see… well… something. But many weren’t quite sure exactly what. For scientists at the U.S. Naval Observatory on Massachusetts Avenue, however, there was no confusion. The day marked an extraordinary astronomical event: a transcontinental total eclipse.

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Discuss the Endeavour Season 4 Premiere with Telly Visions!

Endeavour, Season 4: Game

Popular Inspector Morse prequel Endeavour is back with a brand new season as a young Endeavour Morse and his supervisor DI Thursday pick up the pieces of their personal and professional lives. Stop by our British TV blog for an in-depth recap of the season opener and discuss the episode with other fans.

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Donate Your Vehicle to WETA!

Donate Vehicle

Support WETA by donating your used car, truck, boat or other vehicle! Simply fill out our online form or call 1-888-400-WETA (9382) and we'll set up a free vehicle pick-up that works with your schedule.

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Now Streaming on WETA

Endeavour, Season 4: Game

In case you missed it on WETA, you can still catch many of your favorite programs streaming online. This week, enjoy these programs among many others:

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